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>>good morning, everyone and thank you for waking up with us on the kron 4 morning news, i'm robin winston joined by john trouble and we always like to start with a check of the forecast before you head out. yesterday was a beautiful day was gorgeous, it was really nice he panicked go going to say can we just keep that whole vibe going yes, we are definitely keeping the sunshine for sure okay, even though this morning we're seeing our first dose of fog of the week back is >>the term hate karl, we did on this is ok well except a
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look at outside of berkeley right here we are seeing some of that low lying cloud cover sitting right across the east bay now even though it's not causing too many visibility issues as of right now we can expected to at times this morning look at where visibilities sits in areas like san francisco at times later on this morning. >>and then especially the north bay into latter part of your morning so this low cloud cover is actually going to sink into the bay resulting in some visibility issues that times this morning so for those of you that are early risers you may actually be dodging some of our areas of fog that will be causing or later commuters, some issues later on as for the southern and eastern parts of the bay you'll be the most fog free area, so this is the north bay, a peninsula. and at least for parts of the east bay, something that you're going to be experiencing as you do make your track into work this thursday morning and something brown super familiar with any more because it has been crystal clear out there the past few days. we certainly do have that marine layer president this morning. that's actually going to help to keep
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things cooler into the tpafternoon. so you get a notic of one of our cooler days the forecast ahead of us this afternoon still above average and still comfortable though 40's and 50's for your current temperatures across the bay pretty mild start to the day and it will be a mild afternoon. temperatures closer to our seasonal averages picking today in a range of a low to mid 60's, lots of sunshine this afternoon but yes, some areas of fog this morning that you should on top of as you're getting outside to make that drive into work robin all right, thank you john speaking of the drive into work, let's check in on it starting off with a t heading into san francisco that routine maintenance work finally wrapped up at the toll plaza. >>we are looking good. we have a clear trip through the maze smooth on the upper deck, trouble free through downtown san francisco. so we're off to a nice quiet start and only 7 minutes off to fremont street exit, let's head over to the richmond sandra fell we want to check in on west bound 5.80 which is also looking good 7
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minutes here so you're right on time if you're about to roll from the east bay to the north bay we're checking in on one want to cross the golden gate and so far it's going to be a trouble free commute, nice and smooth for the southbound trip leaving nevado heading south on one oh one all the way up to the toll plaza, it's nice and clear on the san francisco side and city streets are fine as well we're checking in on traffic tracker taking a peek at some more numbers and they look good lots of green here so that means you're on time for highway for west. the trip through contra costa county, it's looking good on 6.80 south pacheco to danville no problems for the nimitz freeway through san leandro hayward union city 80 south looks good. and so does one on one traveling from san jose heading north into menlo park we'll check some more drive times coming up. well happening today 2 men are in the hospital with life threatening injuries after they were hit by a card san francisco, a 3rd victim was treated by paramedics right there on scene. the driver of the car may have been impaired kron four's gayle ong has
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details. >>a dark colored pre us with its front end damage at the scene in the center of a multi vehicle collision in san francisco's mission district it happened during a busy afternoon at the corner of s were hurt a person in the cross walk that was struck and some somehow was sandwiched between the 2 cars. >>the bus continued northbound on mission stops and a male patient passenger disembark the bus as the car, the suspect vehicle was fleeing an northbound on the east curbside striking that person sustaining serious injuries, a 3rd victim, a woman suffered a non-life threatening injuries. police say the suspect driver left the scene and came back in minutes. he is cooperating with investigators this store owner in i see one when that happened on the continent. i'm really really back feel really bad because i don't know if
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you that that that guy's diet on miguel garcia works half a block away and saw the 2 men get hit everybody called to them blames them bullets taken 10 to 5 to 10 minutes to come in the incident was caught on surveillance video from businesses and the muni bus that are now in police custody. >>police say the driver is being evaluated for drugs and alcohol reporting in san francisco, gayle ong kron 4 news. >>well in the wake of pedestrian crashes in san francisco city leaders are working to improve safety. so one of the most dangerous intersections in the city may get a make over got to make over that is this is a section of masonic avenue that crosses right over oak street you may be familiar to the panhandle of golden gate park. so crews put in some new street lighting and new high visibility traffic signals. the cross walk also gives people in bicycle us more time to actually get across the street. a 54 year-old woman who was injured in that intersection last month talked about the need for safer streets. >>and i showed up here in my
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running clothes because i want to run again. i want to heal i want this to be safe and i want to run through the streets of parents is going to thank all of you. >>san francisco is working for a plan that hopes to eliminate all pedestrian deaths in the city within the next 4 years. well to the east bay now woman died in the hospital after she was hit by a car while using a cross walk in alameda. this comes as the city is working to improve pedestrian safety kron forcefully to call has that story. >>hours after a woman was hit by a car in alameda while using the crosswalk tuesday afternoon on walnut street at and seville avenue. she took her last breaths as of last night she succumbed to her its marks the second pedestrian to be killed on city streets in the past 2 weeks in the previous incident, the driver was found to be under the influence of drugs. lieutenant matthew mcmillan says that doesn't appear to be the case in tuesday's accident. the driver stayed on scene and is cooperating with the investigation. the driver will
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most likely be a fall we're in the infancy stages of the investigation but preliminarily it appears that way that's because speed may have played a role a problem, some neighbors have noticed in the people in its specially turning. >>they will just ignore the lights and just keep going and i almost got a couple weeks ago a senior transportation for nader for the city of alameda rochelle wheeler says the team will study accident in the next few weeks and determine if the intersection requires safety improvements but adds it was not identified by the public has a problem or dangerous intersection in a 2 month online survey that wrapped up at the end of january. >>2100 comments were collected this location is not a high injury location. >>we know that there was in that 10 years one non-injury pedestrian collision that intersect. >>public works director liam garland says the city has been steadily improving the roadways for a few years now and that more big changes are
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to come we've done a big push. >>with installing a more than 15 flashing beacons those of those flashing yellow lights that are been proven increased the yielding of drivers to pedestrians in crosswalks by 80 plans on presenting to the communities, some of the ideas offered by the public through the survey. >>in alameda felipe should all kron 4 news. >>a new subpoenas have been issued as a part of a public corruption investigation and san francisco. this comes as federal criminal charges were filed against former public works director mohammed nuru and restaurant owner nick bovis 8 companies and nonprofits are believed to be involved in funneling donations to pay for city programs and events including the public works department holiday parties. >>it's not a surprise that the and now we're starting to see new names and this you know you read that original complaint and it's clear that
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this reflected a culture of corruption. a man that now is starting to come to light. >>well for more details on the subpoenas you can go to our well a big story that we're following for you this morning, a second case of the coronavirus has been confirmed in california. the latest patient was among the evacuees who are being quarantined at the marine corps air station miramar in san diego so there with a total of 14 cases in the u s. so over in china new infections job by more than 14,000. the increase is partially because china broadened its definition of what it considers a confirmed case. so so far more than 13,000 people have died and more than 60,000 are infected worldwide 44 new cases were also confirmed aboard the diamond princess cruise ship which is docked in japan. the ship is carrying more than
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3500 passengers and crew members. well on another cruise ship more than 2000 people, including a bay area woman our stock. now even though no one tested positive. the ship could not dock and was turned around 4 times. we'll hear from that woman in the next half hour. well bay area health clinics are scrambling for supplies to protect health care workers. right now those in 95 masks are a global shortage, some patients are asking clinics in santa clara county for surgical mask and even those are on short supply. >>i've already wave and i heard masks are we've area so y still mourn our for employees to treat this as a you as a few season and the front office needs to have a mask or on times mac cheese to have we have never experienced that before this the first time this happening. you know everything's back ordered and we're still looking for more
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supplies guest. >>the foothill community health center has enough supplies to last just another few weeks. well coming up next on possible relief for car break-in victims in san francisco, what the da is now pitching. plus with the 2020 census just weeks away a government agency is warning of significant risks. also after the break you're ready to watch and unwind during plane take off 7 touchdowns uh suppose opening a new observation deck and we have the details a bottle of pink outside we're checking in on 92, it's going to be a little chilly chilly to mild outside your door right now it all depends on. well, you know where you are and where you're waking up at near afternoon looks pretty good. we all agree are expecting more sunshine but karl, the fog is back so john troubles tracking your forecast. we'll have all the details you need to know coming up stay with us.
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back will a new outdoor terrace an observation deck is opening up tomorrow at sfo about that. >>so it's located before security in terminal 2 it's free that's most important and it's open to the public, the open air space gives visitors. one 80 degree view of the air feel it'll be open every day from 07:00am to 10:00pm terminal facilities, one more great thing about we always
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complain about the delays that actually like therefore see how that new observation deck. and i'm dressing rooms at the airport. i didn't know that until i went there a couple of weeks ago, plenty of charging stations off like we always say you know that things negative things so how is the lighting its lighting that it's important note is good just for healthy organic choices. yes, you know what works and go show at the airport got on that new observation deck hatchet and what's out there you know watching the planes land and take off you know, how's the weather going to be for that we're going to have some good weather this afternoon i wouldn't go out there that the kitchen in the it's a definitely going to be a little on the foggy side for those of you. >>are the heading of out about really anywhere in the bay area you can see the impact of some of the low lying cloud cover right above the city of san francisco, it's a really blocking out your view into the bay just yet but this fog
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is going to sink a little bit lower later on in this morning commute. >>and that is going to have more of his visibility impact right along the bay and then especially into the north bay at times this morning, southeastern parts and southern parts of the bay area are going to see our clearest of conditions and thus that least impact in visibility high pressure still set in place but we are seeing a switch up in the jet stream, this is one of the reasons we are starting off the morning with some fog now we have a pretty decent on shore flow. all that means is ocean cool they're being pushed into the bay rather than that warm dry air that was being drawn out on our windier days so you get the winds and you get some of her clear skies you start to see these calm conditions and you see those winds pushing in from the ocean and yeah that's when that marine layer that cool fog has the chance to filter on in such as we are seeing this morning. temperatures right now in the 40's and 50's later on today we're talking 50's and 60's so not a huge range of
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temperatures to be talking from start to finish its one of our cooler days your forecast but still sitting a little above average for this time of year mountain view you be up to 65 degrees. some of our south bay temperatures actually the warmest and no big surprise there because you are also looking at some of our clear skies further south in the bay. the further north you get the more pronounced that impact a fog becomes and a little bit cooler as far as your temperatures go out of the 70's from yesterday and sonoma down to 6412 and b show each only 62 santa rosa in petaluma crazy to think just a couple of days ago you were at 80 or near it today only in the mid 60's. so pretty good drop in temperatures tomorrow similar daytime highs to today temperatures do climb into saturday for the day after a valentine's day. sunday morning our only chance of rainfall in the forecast and even then only a few light showers possible up in the north bay other than that this forecast is dry and it is pretty warm as well.
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>>robin all right, thank you john now, let's check in on traffic we're off to a good start we don't have any problems here on 18 to san francisco, maybe a little bit of a backup. and that's really just off and on and some of your cash lanes it's been a great trip so far into san francisco all morning. we're at a very quick 7 minutes off to fremont street exit. all right we're off to the richmond sandra fell traffic looks good here on west bound 5.80 leading up to the pay gates here at 7 minutes. so that is very quick and right on time to make it into the north bay eastbound i do have word of a stall just before mid span eastbound before mid span, someone just stalled out in the right lane. so that's going to impact you leaving the north bay heading to the east bay, which is the counter commute directions. all right we're checking in on one on one you're looking good here on both sides 19 minutes, so that's right on time nevado to the toll plaza and then here's traffic tracker some more numbers more freeways take a peek see some of these freeways are a part of your commute we have the east shore that's only 14 minutes looking good off the car keenest
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through crockett richmond berkeley, albany, emeryville on down to oakland is just wide open for gh the caldecott coming out of castro valley in san leandro making it to downtown oakland is right on time. and so is the limits are doing fine so far going news at 10 minutes from to 38 to 9.80. what do you think about lane a bus-only lane may be coming to the bay bridge to help reduce congestion but the bay area toll authority says that congestion on the approaches to the bridge is causing bigger delays for buses. so during the commute the morning commute traffic is heaviest not on the bridge itself, but of course leading up to the bridge's structure there to the east entrance improving congestion there is where they plan to start. >>it may be appropriate at some point and to establish a bus-only lane on the bay bridge. that lane want really. meet the performance targets it would need unless we
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address the problems on approaches to the bay bridge that's on interstate 80. that's on interstate 5 8880 and on west grant. >>all right we shall see work on these projects could get under way before the end of the year. anything helps at this point the traffic is getting so bad on to national news lawmakers looking for answers after a new report show the us since is is not ready to make the 10 year count. washington correspondent kelli meyer reports. we are not behind with to go until the 2020 census is under way the director of the census is telling lawmakers not to worry, i'm from g a o and i'm paid to worry on your behalf but 2 officials from the nonpartisan government accountability office. >>said while the census bureau's early operations are mostly on schedule. the census is already behind on some of its goals, especially recruiting enough census, takers were sort of in a pressure cooker of time lawmakers pressed hard during a 3 hour long hearing for
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assurances that the census will count everyone in 2020 including minority and world communities i need it this week north carolina congressman mark meadows press, the director of the census bureau. >>for a list of community partners that can help get the word out to hard to reach areas. it's a list lawmakers asked for at the end of last year you got people behind you turn around and ask him right now because we don't wait until you give me an answer and missouri congressman lacy clay asked the bureau to make sure it's finding ways to get the word out to minority communities. >>areas he says are historically undercounted. >>it is crucial that the bureau work to address the historic issue of fully and accurately county. the black community. the census officially begins april first, but a preliminary population count has already begun. >>reporting in washington. i'm kelly meyer. >>well still ahead on the kron 4 morning news contaminated
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water and one south bay neighborhood. why people say they're upset with their water provider. a little peek outside before we go we are checking in on the golden gate bridge traffic looks good waking up to a little bit of fog this morning. so the weather will be nice john trimble is tracking your forecast. i'm tracking the traffic will peak at other bridges and we'll have obama: he's been a leader throughout the country for the past twelve years, mr. michael bloomberg is here. vo: leadership in action. mayor bloomberg and president obama worked together in the fight for gun safety laws, to improve education, and to develop innovative ways to help teens gain the skills needed to find good jobs. obama: at a time when washington is divided in old ideological battles he shows us what can be achieved when we bring people together to seek pragmatic solutions.
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>>and welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. we're checking in on the forecast, i guess it's a little foggy out there for some folks but no worries it's going to clear eventually bright bright eventually you but yeah this morning it's going to it's going to stay with us for the commute a look we got this one will keep you updated for sure for sure as it is like our first morning with fog in a while we've had some crystal clear mornings
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lately and now what we're looking at is definitely not subjects such crystal clear conditions san francisco sitting under some low lying cloud cover right now it's not really having an impact on your bridges. >>nor your us the financial district view just yet but this fog is going to lower and that means a bigger impact on visibility. a little later this morning, san francisco will see visibility. briefly falling below a mile around 07:00am nevado now pay even santa rosa will be checking in with visibility also falling below a mile at times this morning. our clear spots will be southeastern parts of the bay and then the south part of the bay and peninsula, north bay, especially going to be seeing an impact from that fog resulting in some lower visibility in spots besides that skies will clear out pretty quickly into the afternoon in the knee of sunshine that will keep us going with some nice weather later on today just got to get through this foggy morning first 40's and 50's for your current temperatures will to lay how at 48 berkeley of


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